Book Title
SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach (Allyn & Bacon Educational Leadership) 9th Edition

SED LR 55252

July 4, 2017
Planning techniques include assessing and prioritizing needs and causes. How would
this data be displayed?
a. Affinity diagrams
b. Gantt charts
c. Force field analysis
d. Pareto charts
Earl & Katz (2006) discusses a culture of inquiry which can be seen through the
a. Cycle of data gathering
b. Outcome based solutions
c. School Improvement plan
d. All of these
During these special circumstances of emotional responses to a problem, the supervisor
should act in the following way:
a. Collaborate on a plan of action.
b. Listen empathetically.
c. Selects the appropriate supervisory approach to problem solving.
d. All of the above.
In elementary reading, the curriculum development team concentrates on preparing a
results-only format. Which of the following determines the accountability of the teacher
for the results not the procedures?
a. Classify name, color, shape, and size
b. State the story sequence
c. Draw a conclusion on the story
d. Compare and contrast stories
Kilpatrick (1925) emphasized the importance of the curriculum developer to
predetermine the knowledge of skills and work around central themes. Which of the
following depicts the webbing format for the major theme for environmental issues?
a. Related theme-activities-outcomes in coal
b. Related theme-activities-outcome in asbestos
c. Related theme-activities-outcome in acid rain
d. All of the above
When supervisors tell the teacher what will be expected, give the time and criteria of
the expected outcomes, and discuss the consequences for non-action, the supervisory
behavior is called
a. directive control interpersonal approach
b. collaborative interpersonal approach
c. direct informational interpersonal approach
d. all of these
Passel and Cohn (2008) state that the demographers suggest by the year 2050, that a
non-White group will a majority of the population. What is the group and what is the
a. African Americans " 60%
b. Asian " 51%
c. Non-Hispanic White " 47%
d. All of these
What are the elements of self-efficacy?
a. Belief in success of activities
b. Knowledge that you need a professional guide
c. Participating in decision-making
d. Follow instructions of your teacher
Other moral principle, inclusion, combines beliefs in equality and equity. Which of the
following would support this principle?
a. Responding to all cultures including immigrants
b. Responding to gay and lesbian students
c. Responding to supporting student who are gifted
d. All of the above
Chamberlain (2005) research discusses the cultural clash that is shown by teachers from
the dominant culture. Which of the following describes this clash?
a. Unable to distinguish underachievement based upon disability rather than culture
clash (310)
b. Use of standardized tests to identify ways to meet the needs of students
c. Analysis of data that supports opportunities for all minority students
d. All of the above
Empowering teacher leadership incorporates the investment in decision-making and
improving the quality of instruction. Which of the following would be examples of this
teacher leadership?
a. Mentor
b. Administrator
c. Literacy Coach
d. Curriculum developer
Cognitive dissonance may be resolved in the following manner:
a. The supervisor may dismiss the other information as erroneous.
b. The supervisor may accept the source of information rather than perceiving it as
c. The supervisor may change his/her behavior after gathering feedback from others.
d. All of these
In the current educational climate, the culture of schools or the work environment
establish the following norms:
a. Each school district may work differently from one another.
b. Teachers exhibit varied expectations about their own work in a particular school.
c. Teachers may either arrive 15 minutes to 45 minutes before the students begin
d. All of the above
Which of the following would be included in the model for professional development?
a. Districtwide
b. School wide
c. Individual
d. All of the above
Teachers become skeptical of the supervisor's interest when there are
a. rhetorical comments made by the supervisor.
b. incessant interjections.
c. artificial or mechanical reflections.
d. all of these.
Building teachers as agents of professional development requires an understanding of
adult development. . What is the basis of commitment that will be emphasized?
a. Individual choice
b. Responsibility
c. Knowledge
d. All of the above
Sources of curriculum development may be found at which of the following levels:
a. National
b. State
c. Local
d. All of the above
Technology enhanced observation tools provide the supervisors with ways to collect
quantitative or qualitative data. Which of the following tools can be used?
a Digital pens
b Video recording
c Webcam
d Systems to code lessons or videos
Directive Informational Behaviors occurs during the long-term supervisory situations
and building relationships between the supervisors and the teacher. This shift from
directive control to directive information behaviors is shown when the
a. supervisor is trying to stabilize the situation
b. supervisor supports the teacher or group
c. supervisor utilizes teacher input in the decision-making
d. supervisor encourages the teacher to assume some responsibility
The underlying premises for shared governance lies in
a. the involvement of shared decision-making.
b. the involvement of every professional in the school.
c. staff implementing the decision regarding schoolwide instructional improvement.
d. all of these.
Supervisors considered the variables in the assigning of mentors to beginning teachers.
Which of the following variables are relevant?
a. Content area
b. Interpersonal skills
c. Best match between teacher and mentor
d. All of the above
Analyzing organization needs may be revealed through which of the following:
a. Cause and Effect Diagrams
b. Flowcharts
c. Pareto
d. All of above
Fullan (1985) discussed that early studies of school improvement and action research
a. descriptions of individual schools or districts went about the process of change.
b. ways to sustain the change.
c. the ways in which supervisor initiated goals and objectives.
d. all of the above.
Hunt, Butler, Noy, and Rosser (1976) defined conceptual level (CL) in terms of
a. Low CL evaluates things in a simple and concrete fashion
b. Moderate CL has moderate abstract thinking
c. High CL emphasizes abstract thinking
d. All of these
Cranston (1994) discussed the importance of educators reflecting on their own
perspective of being an educator. Which of the following processes were described?
a. Engage in dialogue with others
b. Develop an informed theory of practice
c. Experiment on instructional strategies
d. Practice academic freedom
The supervisor extends resources and professional development on cooperative groups,
which will enable the teacher to use these strategies in the classroom. The teacher will
be required to use these resources and attend this training. What type of supervisory
behavior was illustrated in this example?
a. Directive Control
b. Collaborative
c. Directive Information
d. All of these
Videotaping captures a close representation to what is happening in the classroom and
the engagement of students in an activity. What method is used to collect data?
a. Creating a sketch or graphic representation
b. Making a collage
c. Visual Diagramming
d. Flowcharting teacher space utilization and movement
Conventional planning is inconsistent with many realities and competing interests in
our global community. Which of the following theorist stated this?
a. Chaos theorists
b. Traditional theorists
c. Postmodern theorist
d. All of above
Supervisors closely monitor the peer coaching program if it is to be successful in the
improving the teacher's skills. Which of the following are examples of the supervisor's
a. Participate as a resource in meeting.
b. Do a walk-thru and check in with the teachers
c. Direct specific instructional experiences for the coaches
d. All of the above.
What are the following characteristics of teachers who are functioning at a high
development level?
a. Self Directed
b Creative
c Autonomous
d Explorative
The professional learning communities have the following effects on schools? Which of
the following apply to this research?
a. Make teachers more student centered
b. Improve the culture
c. Maintaining individual identity and professional autonomy
d. All of these
The supervisor's critical reflection ensures his/her process in developing strategies for
faculty interaction. Which of the following should be considered in the type of
a. Equal decision-making
b. Individual decision-making
c. Verification that teacher or group was part of decision-making process
d. All of these